Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


AISB Convention 2015

The AISB Convention is an annual conference covering the range of AI and Cognitive Science, organised by the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour. The 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: ( The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD internships in mathematics (for graduate students), Warsaw, POLAND

PhD internships

WCMCS internships are directed to PhD students enrolled in scientific 
institutions outside Warsaw. The interns will participate in lectures and 
seminars at the institutions of WCMCS (MIMUW or IMPAN, Warsaw branch) as well 
as in the research projects conducted by the faculty of WCMCS. The interns are 
supervised by mentors from WCMCS; they also teach up to 60 hours per semester. 
The length of an internship is a semester (Fall: October 1 st through January 
31 and Spring: February 15th through June 15th) and it can be extended to up to 
three semesters. The monthly renumeration is 4000PLN, before taxes.

The candidates applying for PhD internships at the WCMCS should fill in the 
application form and submit the following documents:

     a cover letter of application addressed to the Board of WCMCS,
     a CV including a list of publications
     copies of 3 best papers, at most,
     research project with work plan, which should include a reference to the 
work conducted by a research group of the proposed mentor at WCMCS and 
information on the courses which the candidate wants to take.

In addition, the applicant should ask his/her PhD advisor at his home 
institution and his/her prospective mentor at WCMCS to send their letters of 
support to the following e-mail address . Students from 
Polish universities should also provide a letter of approval from the director 
of the PhD program at their home institution.

Students applying for an extension or renewal of the internship provide of the 
same documentation as candidates applying for the internship for the first 
time. The detailed information regarding the rules of the program is here.
Submit an application; deadline: April 15th, 2013.